[mythtv-users] What's a good mini front-end-only box?

Andrew McNabb amcnabb at mcnabbs.org
Thu Jul 14 18:30:11 EDT 2005

On Thu, Jul 14, 2005 at 08:56:43AM -0400, PAUL WILLIAMSON wrote:
> > > Jeff volckaert wrote:
> > > 
> > >The cheapest, smallest, and quietest frontend I can think of is the
> > >Hauppauge MediaMVP for $86.
> > >
> > >http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16815116617 
> The good thing is you don't see it.  You select shows based on the 
> name of the show in the database.  It is a very limited frontend, 
> but if you want it for playing recorded shows, seeing what shows 
> are going to be recorded, playing mpeg2 videos (no mpeg4), and 
> experimentally watching live TV, it is a very good, very quiet 
> solution.

Can you explain a little more about the specs on the box?  Do you have
Linux installed on it with MythTV or does it have something else?

Andrew McNabb
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